Posts tagged "E-40"

Iamsu! Almost Escapes Bay Area Rap Vortex with Immersive ‘Sincerely Yours.’ Almost.

Empowered by guest appearances on recent hits like Loverance's "Up," E-40's "Function," and fellow HBK gang talent Sage the Gemini's "Gas Pedal," Bay Area rapper/producer…
By: Brandon Soderberg / May 15, 2014

Stream J. Stalin’s Fervid Bay Area Bangers on ‘SID: Shining In Darkness’

As the owner of Livewire Records, West Oakland rapper J. Stalin provides a place for the growth of incredibly creative, meat-and-potatoes Bay Area hip-hop. The…
By: Brandon Soderberg / April 21, 2014

Rap Songs of the Week: Beyonce Does Her Best Kendrick Lamar Impression on ‘Haunted’

Beyoncé, "Haunted"Put this in the same baffling category as other recent hot-mess No Trivia favorites like Eminem's “So Far...” and Childish Gambino's “Zealots of Stockholm…
By: Brandon Soderberg / December 27, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: Childish Gambino Gets Popped With a 3D-Print Gun

Childish Gambino, "Zealots Of Stockholm (Free Information)"Yeah, yeah, yeah, it's Childish Gambino, whose Because the Internet just received a "Worst New Music" on this very website, but…
By: Brandon Soderberg / December 12, 2013

E-40, Chris Brown, and T.I. Bring Ratchet Full Circle on ‘Episode’

"Ratchet" is how Los Angeles producer DJ Mustard decided to tag the minimal, often lewd rap music he's helped to create. Take Tyga's "Rack City," or hi…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 1, 2013

The 25 Best Albums by Rappers Over 40

While critical opinion of the new Jay-Z album is a little mixed, no one can deny that it's making history: Magna Carta... Holy Grail i…
By: SPIN Staff / August 8, 2013

E-40 Drops ‘All My Niggas,’ Featuring Danny Brown and Schoolboy Q

The tireless E-40 returns with another track from his upcoming trio of albums, enlisting Danny Brown and Schoolboy Q for "All My Niggas." According to…
By: Dan Reilly / July 19, 2013

Rap Release of the Week: Problem’s ‘Welcome To Mollywood 2′

So, the trick to finally turning transcendently spare, Bay Area hip-hop into the actual next big thing is not branding it as city-specific? Blame and…
By: Brandon Soderberg / September 6, 2012

No Trivia’s Top 50 (Mostly Rap) Songs of the Year So Far

Ubiquitous major-label last great hope 2 Chainz makes four appearances on this list. None of those appearances are on any of his own songs, though…
By: Brandon Soderberg / July 5, 2012
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